Create a powerful business relationship and pave the road to greater profitability

Designed For
Professionals who want to advance in their career and maximize the financial performance of their organization. Individuals with no procurement and contracting experience are advised to take the entire certificate series.
January 8 – February 18, 2018
Online | Instructor-led
$487 (+ $60 registration fee)
Six weeks
Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
2.4 Units │ 24 Hours

Ask us about Corporate Training. We can customize this program to fit your organization's specific needs.
Required Textbook
Contract Administration: Tools, Techniques, and Best Practices, G. Garrett,  ISBN-13: 978-0808022152

Contract law can seem overwhelming when working in procurement and contract management, especially when you're searching for the specific answers to your exact issues. That's why this course from Oregon State focuses on contract law fundamentals with an emphasis on common real-world areas of interest. This course will help you build your contract law knowledge and reinforce essential contract law principles.

In this expert-led six-week online course, you'll explore the many phases of managing contracts successfully through completion, with a strong focus on terms and conditions, change management, effective communication, negotiations, claims, risks and more. You'll also have an opportunity to participate in discussion boards and projects in order to build your professional network and increase your contract law performance knowledge.

This course is a part of the Procurement & Contract Management Certificate which includes:

  • Cement concepts and knowledge learned in Principles of Business Contracts
  • Understand practical applications of market research and acquisition and source selection planning
  • Brian Gatus

    Brian P. Gatus is Principal Manager of Supply Chain Management for Edison Material Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern California Edison (SCE). He is responsible for leading a team of professionals in delivering effective procurement (sourcing, contracts & negotiations) and category spend management solutions for SCE's business enterprise supply chain. Mr. Gatus has a proven track record of success in leveraging spend, optimizing procurement controls, minimizing risk and improving product quality. With over 18 years of public and private sector experience, his areas of expertise include sourcing of various IT/OT hardware and software, complex contract negotiations, logistics, and execution of business process improvements. Mr. Gatus is recognized by the National Contract Management Association as a Certified Professional Contracts Manager and by the Institute of Supply Management as a Certified Professional in Supply Management. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and an undergraduate degree in Business Information Systems.